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One of those lifestyle bloggers since 2004

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Cheap Closet

You’ve heard of Freecycle, right? It’s a Yahoo!-based message-board system operating on the the idea of “gifting” usable but unwanted items to other Freecycle users. By putting something you don’t want on Freecycle, you avoid the hassle of selling and the guilt of  ...

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Tiny Houses

Rob and I were in IKEA last week checking out one of their small, chic mock-apartments, where they make a fabulous, airy-feeling living space out of hopelessly tiny place. The one we were in was about 230 square feet and we discussed how much smaller they could possibly go. Possibly under 100  ...

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Out!

Saturday, I went out. Rob pulled the car close to the front door and, after checking both ways for gun-toting thugs, I dashed to the front seat, like a deer running scared through a meadow (except with less grace and way, way more afro; the “crazy shut in” act has taken it’s  ...

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Inside Looking Out

Something happened last night, and, despite that fact that, for the past four years, I’ve blogged nearly ever major thing that’s happened to me, this wasn’t going to be written down, less I be unable to move on. But, being that I appear to be unable to move on anyway  ...

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One Day

my future coffee shop: Stuber (but only if stu! opens it with me.) my future ice cream shop: carmella june’s. (after both my grandmothers.) my future design studio: quirky leeloo. (because of this face.) Don’t go stealing my ideas, though!

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Hello! Hello!

The dogs still won’t eat, but they seem happier. They’re used to getting walked now (the back yard isn’t ready) and have started to to ask to go out. Today on our walk we met some kids from Bangladesh who told me how they had a dog there staying with their grandmother. The two  ...

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